Starting a Domestic Appliance Repair Service
- Price: £5.99
- Published: November 2015
- Type: Business Opportunity Profile
- Format: PDF
- What qualifications and skills are required?
- What are the key market issues and trends?
- What are the main trading issues?
- Further information
A domestic appliance repair service is contracted by individuals and commercial customers such as hotels, cafés, restaurants and buy-to-let landlords to carry out repairs on a wide range of appliances including fridges, freezers, ovens, microwaves, dishwashers and washing machines.
Other customer groups include schools, care homes and hospitals as well as insurance companies, estate agents, letting agents, holiday cottage owners and caravan parks.
This profile does not cover the maintenance or repair of gas appliances, which are covered separately in BOP 2, Gas and Central Heating Engineer.
This profile provides information about starting up and running a domestic appliance repair service. It describes the skills required, the training available, the current market trends and the key trading issues. It also explains the legislation that must be complied with and provides sources of further information and support.